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>>> new at 6:00 p.m., a new plan to tackle gun violence. tackling ammo and the people who buy it. rob roth is live with the changes that will save lives. rob? >> reporter: we are out here in the bay view, a neighborhood plagued by violence. mayor ed lee proposed legislation aimed at ammunition control. >> our father -- >> reporter: a sidewalk prayer vigil for a 17-year-old, a popular high school football player shot to death saturday night. >> we have to pray. >> reporter: he is one of 67 homicide victims in san francisco so far this year, compared to 50 last year. in an effort sparked by gun violence in the connecticut school shootings they took aim at bullets. they are proposing legislation, making it illegal for non- police officers to have hollow point bullets like this one. >> to ammunition that has been designed for military use has no reason to be on our streets. >> reporter: the second proposal, any gun dealer notify police of anyone who buys more than 500 rounds of ammo at one time. >> track the people, and frequency of purchase. >> reporter: the manager doubt the efforts will red
to head in the newsroom, rob roth and i understand you have seen new video. >> well, torrey, we have been going through the video all through the morning and it's -- a lot of it is heart-wrenching, imagine parents getting news of the shooting and not sure if there child was involved and race to the school and tremendous emotion and when the children are left out and the pain of the parents whose children have not come out and people want answers and those answers are not coming so quickly. so there was a lot of -- [ no audio] hearing noises, hearing screams, apparently there was screams over the school intercom system that a couple of students reported hearing. of course children were -- when the police led the children out, they were instructed to cover their eyes so they wouldn't have to see too much. beyond the surviving of this, there's going to be a whole emotional syndrome that is going to play out, torrey, it is going to be a long road, i think. >> absolutely and actually we heard earlier, rob, from a parent that had a child who died at columbine back in colorado and also had a chi
. ktvu's rob roth has been on this story since it began. >> reporter: police now believe he first killed his mother then drove to the school in her car. authoritys are trying to find a motive for the massacre here at sandy hook elementary school in newtown community. among the dead is who police say is the gunman. they believe he killed his mother at their home before going on the rampage at sandy hook where his mother was a teacher. >> there is a related scene that we found as we were continuing the investigation. and specifically investigating the shooting. >> reporter: lance's brother reported that he suffered of a personality of a disorder, saying some what autistic. >> can you wrap your head around that? >> no i cannot. i don't know who would do anything like this. >> so your general sense is what? >> this is unspeakable. i first heard about it, i'm still in shock. i want to go. >> reporter: police in connecticut plan to hold their next briefing early tomorrow morning. where they say they may have more information on adam lanza. reporting from the newsroom, rob roth. >>> it all bega
concern over the issue of mental health. ktvu's rob roth is live where one organization is working hard to help young people suffering from mental illness. >> some parents are voicing concerns to protect their children from the world and protect the world from their child. >> reporter: she is a psychologist who works with teens and young adults with mental health. she says an early warning sign is isolation. >> struggling with depression or schizophrenia or a lot of anxiety. it gets in the way so this program is set up to help those individuals. >> reporter: the number of people suffering from mental health who become mass murderers is microscopic. a blog talks of her fears raising her 13-year-old son. she writes i live with a son mentally ill, i love my son but he terrifies me. they provide a host of different programs. >> if you have a young person and you are struggling with identity, depression or just worthlessness, really terrible ways to feel about yourself, to be ignored because people don't know what to do so they ignore you is one of the worst things you can do. >> reporter: e
down brought a neighborhood to a stand still has been lifted. ktvu's rob roth joins us live with what it was like inside that preschool and if police found who they were looking for. >> reporter: police searched this neighborhood for most of the day but didn't find the man they were looking for. earler i with all the -- earlier with all the police activity a preschool went into lock down. >> reporter: while police searched this neighborhood for a burglar, authorities called a preschool and ordered them to go on cold blue lock down. >> keep the kids inside. we don't feel that they are in danger. >> reporter: they have 60 children. >> we brought our children in and we asked them to sit on the floor away from windows and we had the doors locked and the lights out because we didn't know what the situation. >> reporter: the lock down happened close to nap time, when it was lifted parents came to pick up their children. >> you just know that your kid is safe in the school, locked in but it is hard because you want to hold them and hug them and you meant to know that -- you want to know that
. >> christmas is now just four days away. rob roth is live in san francisco where he talked with two charities trying to make this holiday a little brighter for those in need. >> reporter: we're inside glide church. we think we just found santa's secret stash. there are more than 8000 toys here sorted out depending on age and boy or girl. volunteers are expecting to give out these toys beginning tomorrow morning. volunteers unloaded the toys by the truckload earlier this afternoon. they will go to needy children who otherwise night not get any presents for christmas. they have come by a massive toy drive that appears to have been very successful. >> we have more bags than we've ever had. we expect we will see a greater number of people tomorrow. >> reporter: this afternoon boys and girls sat on santa's lap and received toys courtesy of mother browns dining room. there were enough toys for 2000 children. the same number given out last year. if you're thinking these are very happy children today, you would be right. >> i got a mars robot. >> what do you think? >> i like it. >> what are you going
more coverage in just 15 minutes, ktvu's rob roth has been following the story since it first broke. he's been going through video from connecticut and he'll update us. >>> there was a scare yesterday with the threat of violence at some south bay schools. we were there as students returned to class and we'll report on their nervous moments on campus. >>> susan rice's withdraw has reignited questions about gender diversity. the front runner for that position is now senator john kerry. he joins two possible other appointees both also white men. chuck hagel is the top candidate to run the pentagon. and jack lew is likely to be tapped as treasury secretary. president obama sent a message to those who support legalizing marijuana. the president said he doesn't support legalizing marijuana as voters have just done in washington and colorado. even though it's against federal law he says he will not push enforcement saying there's bigger fish to fry. >> it really kind of opens the door for other states to legalize it because he did say those would be the lowest priorities. any state including c
. $ >>> continuing coverage of a strike by crab fisherman over the price they will be paid. ktvu's rob roth is live with how the strike is effecting more than just the two sides. rob? >> reporter: normally these boats would be unloading fresh crab but they have been docked for a week over a dispute about prices. they just wrapped up a meeting but nothing was resolve. they will meet again tomorrow. >> reporter: you can still get crab but it is frozen, not fresh. crab boats have been in the harbor since last week when fish brokers announced they were dropping the price. >> our expenses are the same they were. people still want crab. same beautiful crab. >> reporter: fisherman are anxious to get back out to sea. >> it is tough. i have two guys down here. came from washington to work. make money and they are just sitting around. they are all paid on a share basis and they are not catching fish and not making money. >> reporter: restaurants are making due. they are getting crab from other areas but it is not the same. >> we like to take them off the boat. >> reporter: there are still fresh crabs at the
firefighters to the hospital. ktvu's rob roth is here and tells us it happened even though the firefighters did everything they were supposed to do. rob? >> reporter: frank, the fire engine involved in yesterday's accident is now out of service. you can see the dent in the bumper that was struck by an suv. that sent four to the hospital, three of them firefighters. >> reporter: the accident happened yesterday, firefighters responded to a car collision on highway 24. the cars were on the shoulder and the firefighters followed protocol. >> we have a procedure that requires them to park the engine at an angle to protect the scene. >> reporter: officials say ideally they would have had a second engine but with so many 911 calls the next closest engine responded to another emergency. >> we were extremely busy yesterday and we didn't have two engines for this emergency. >> reporter: 9:30 a.m. yesterday morning a car clipped the back of the fire truck, moments later a suv strucked the fire -- struck the fire engine. >> we will look at this incident and we will try to identify areas that we can improve
. >> the bomb threat was directed at a teacher who was well liked. >> rob roth tells us what recautions are being taken by police -- precautions are being taken. >> reporter: it is unclear why the teacher was targeted, students say the teacher was quite popular. >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 news is not identifying him for his safety. >> we set a good atmosphere for learning. i don't know why it was him that this happened to. >> whatever it is i am sure it is a joke. he is the last person anyone should target. >> reporter: the teacher gets positive reviews. one student called him funny. a year ago a student posted a comment he makes me want to cry. the teacher declined our request for a comment. the sherriff's department is providing protection for him. >> there is a deputy or two that are staying with the teacher and his family to ensure his safety and the safety of his family. >> reporter: they haven't yet uncovered any reasons why the teacher is under threat. students had the day off. we found one studying. >> i am probably going to study a little more till maybe 4:00 p.m. and then tak
for the burglary suspect put a preschool in cupertino on lock down. ktvu's rob roth has been updating us all afternoon. >> reporter: within the past half hour police called off the search for the third of three suspected burglars. the three men left their car in this parking lot. they ran through this opening and into the neighborhood. police quickly arrested two of the men. >> reporter: this is the car that the three men left in this shopping center. officers were trying to get the car to pull over for speeding. >> vehicle pulled over and sped off again. pulled into this parking lot. >> reporter: police say the men didn't wait for the car to stop before running away. >> the car was still rolling. they jumped out of the vehicle as it rolled to the stop. >> the men took off running into a neighborhood. police caught one suspect immediately. one neighbor saw to of the men -- saw two of the men. >> i was scared when i zootheism in the backyard -- when i saw them in the backyard. >> police arrested one and the other got away. authorities seeled off streets and conducted backyard searches. polic
a year ago. >>> some good news for crab fishermen. their dispute is now over. rob roth tells us what they finally agreed on that lets them take their boats out to sea. rob. >> reporter: well frank, here at fisherman's wharf, fishermen are working in the dark getting their boats ready, they are going back to work. crab fishermen are getting ready, many are loading squid on to their boats to use as crab bait. some told us they expect to head out after midnight. >> i'm happy that we're going out to make some money finally. >> reporter: crab fishermen in san francisco stopped fishing last week when wholesalers said they were dropping the price. but today the wholesalers agreed to the $3 price and crab fishing is back on. >> it's all about the price. we can't fish for less than $3 a pound on this crab. and they got enough orders to put us back to work so we're going to go back to work. >> reporter: some wholesalers say after thanksgiving demand for crabs dropped. now that the holidays are coming, demand is going back up. >> they've cleared out all of their inventory so now they're ready
as we speak. rob roth is inside there right now. we'll bring you the latest details coming up at 5:00 and 6:00. reporting live in san francisco, lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have a lot to talk about with our weather. we started out very cold in the upper 20s, 30s and low 40s. temperatures are beginning to recover fliesly a bit of some haze out there. a -- recover nicely. a bit of some haze out there. today is the last day of fall. here's a look at the current numbers. 50s for fairfield, concord, sfo. here is the wider perspective. here you can pick out the first change, some rain and snow approaching lake county. the bulk of the rainfall, it's heavy up there around eureka and cape mendocino. we have some rain being reported out to ukiah and that will continue to spread to the south as we head to the afternoon and evenings -- evening hours. the wind advisory begins at 7:00 all the way to 10:00. this is in place for the north bay hills, san francisco and the coast. we could have gusts approaching 50 miles an hour and possible power outages. not only this storm but the
be history. ktvu's rob roth is live where residents is saying this is about their health. >> reporter: many people say it used to be easier to buy drugs than fresh produce till fresh and easy moved in, now they may be closing. >> reporter: it took years to get a high quality full service grocery store to come to the district. now 18 months after it opened they may be closing. >> we fought hard to have it here. >> the company announced because of poor financial performance it is looking to sell the chain. if it can't find a chain all 200 stores in california, nevada, and arizona should shut down. >> it would be disappointing. >> they have one of the highest rate of diabetes and heart disease in san francisco and they are the only large store that sells fresh fruits and vegetables. >> there is a lot of food in the neighborhood, just not healthy food. >> reporter: again, the prices here are very good. to give you an idea what the store meant, the ground breaking was a major city event. >> we start something that is supposed to help the community and then it leaves the community. >> while it i
to try and trace yesterday's threatening call to sequoia. reporting live in pleasant hill, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >> two people are under arrest after a s.w.a.t. team raid in a contra costa county neighborhood that's been hit by violence. police carried out the raid about 8 this morning. they arrested go men in connection with recent violent crimes but have not said what charges they face. in the past few months at least three people have been killed in that neighborhood. >> stepping up as much as we possibly can in this area, using our s.w.a.t. team when necessary and doing whatever we can to slow it down. >> three other people already face charges in a murder at an apartment complex. >>> the stockton unified school possible case of bacterial meningitis following the death of a fourth grader. she died after going home sick the day before. public health officials say bacterial meningitis is spread through close contact such as sharing the same drinking class or eating utensils. many parents are now taking precautions. >> talk to your kids about sharing things and just be cautious.
stories about mothers who have lost their children to violence. rob roth shows us how for them life does go. amid the difficult days there sometimes comes a day like today. >> reporter: this was the day to be pampered and perhaps set aside anguish if only for a few hours. >> it's like a vacation. >> reporter: valiry is part of a club no one wants to be in. each has lost a child to homicide. this mother has buried four of her children. all died violently. >> there are times i cried my eyes almost out. >> reporter: today she could relax a little. she along with the other mothers here are members of the healing circle. >> that makes me feel good. i have not had my nails done in years. >> you need soothing for all this negative and stress that's going on. >> reporter: we thought this was a wonderful way to take a moment away from some grieving moms. to really enjoy something and personalize and help get a healing process going. >> reporter: these mothers say what happened in connecticut a week ago has hit them especially hard. they know the painful road those families are now on. >> take it
if the supreme court will take up this issue. rob roth reports on the steps they are taking in san fran if california's ban is overturned. >> reporter: here at city haul this couple got married. this couple wanted to get married. they were hoping to find out if same sex marriage is legal in california. but, after closed doors the justices took no action on proposition 8 or any of the cases involving same sex marriage. >> we are in the same waiting pattern we have been in for several years now. >> reporter: the couple could learn more monday. that is when the high court will see another case. if it takes it the case will come next year. supporters are hoping the supreme court will not decide to review proposition 8. that would mean the lower court ruling would take hold, legalizing same sex marrage in california. >> we are going to get a marriage license as soon as we can. >> the officials say they have begun wrapping up and if the supreme court decides on monday not to take the case, same sex marriages can begin as soon as tuesday. >> we will be ready with volunteers that we have in p
court on the question of same-sex marriage. ktvu's rob roth reports from san francisco on the action being taken by san francisco officials in anticipation of a ruling. >> here in san francisco's city hall this couple got married. tom watson and jeff tabaca also want to get married and were hoping this would be the day they learned whether same-sex marriage becomes legal in california. but after conferring behind closed doors, the supreme court justices took no action. >> we're kind of in that same waiting pattern that we've been in for several years now. >> reporter: the couple could learn more monday. that's when the high court is set to release a number of cases. if it took the case the decision would come next june. but supporters of same-sex marriage are hoping the supreme court will not decide to review proposition eight. that would mean the lower court ruling would take hold legalizing same-sex marriage in california. >> we're going to get a marriage license as soon as we can. >> reporter: city officials say they've already began wrapping up, and if the court decides not to ta
. >>> there was no decision today from the u.s. supreme court on the question of same-sex marriage. ktvu's rob roth reports from san francisco on the action being taken by san francisco officials in anticipation of a ruling. >> here in san francisco's city hall this couple got married. tom watson and jeff tabaca also want to get married and were hoping this woulbe the day they learned whether same-sex marriage becomes legal in california. but after conferring behind closed doors, the supreme court justices took no action. >> we're kind of in that same waiting pattern that we've been in for several years now. >> reporter: the couple could learn more monday. that's when the high court is set to release a number of cases. if it took the case the decision would come next june. but supporters of same-sex marriage are hoping the supreme court will not decide to review proposition eight. that would mean the lower court ruling would take hold legalizing same-sex marriage in california. >> we're going to get a marriage license as soon as we can. >> reporter: city officials say they've already began wrapping up, and
for the holidays. in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in three months, low income workers in san jose will be getting a raise. the minimum wage is going up from $8 an hour to $10 an hour. voters passed the measure last month and today the san jose city council certified the results. the raise will now go into effect in 90 days. san jose is currently working on procedures and policies to let everyone know. >>> after decades of fighting crime, fremont's police chief says he's retired. chief craig steckler is now 68 years old and says it seems like a good time to retire. he plans to step down on december 30th and will work part time to help with the transition. captain richard lucero has been named interim chief. >>> live storm tracker 2 picking up showers now. we head up first toward north bay and parker avenue area near hercules. now we're over to san pablo. for light showers, reports of sprinkles. these showers have moved off now from san leandro to golf links road. we are looking for these showers to continue tonight as this system moves in. that is a lot of cold air. and this
for the holiday season. >> reporter: there should be plenty of fresh crab for the holidays. in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in three months, low income workers in san jose will be getting a raise. the minimum wage is going up from $8 an hour to $10 an hour. voters passed the measure last month and today the san jose city council certified the results. the raise will now go into effect in 90 days. san jose is currently working on procedures and policies to let everyone know. >>> after decades of fighting crime, fremont's police chief says he's retired. chief craig steckler is now 68 years old and says it seems like a good time to retire. he plans to step down on december 30th and will work part time to help with the transition. captain richard lucero has been named interim chief. >>> live storm tracker 2 picking up showers now. we head up first toward north bay and parker avenue area near hercules. now we're over to san pablo. for light showers, reports of sprinkles. these showers have moved off now from san leandro to golf links road. we are looking for these showers to cont
marijuana growing operation. but as ktvu's rob roth explains, the person in charge of the grow says it is strictly for patients in need of medical marijuana. >> about 20 crime patients raided this house. they seized and bagged marijuana plants they say produce 20 to 30 pounds of pot a month. >> a pretty significant grow in terms ofize. approximately 700 plants in various stages of growth. it's pretty sophisticated. >> reporter: police also recovered approximately $40,000 in cash and two starter pistols. police arrested two men. one of them 63 years old. late this afternoon, ken estes came by the warehouse and took us inside. he says he's the one running the wear hughes in richmond. you can see the stems of the plants have been cut. >> they just arrested two patients. they cut the plants down. >> why? we need answers. medical marijuana patients and people trying to do the right thing need answers. >> you need to follow the ordinance itself. that wasn't done. >> reporter: they could have called us and talked to us, and said hey, you didn't do something. >> reporter: police say underco
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